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Stories from Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Authorities respond to kayaking accident (07/08/09)
A kayaking accident on Van Bibber Lake resulted in one man being transported to the hospital Wednesday afternoon. Detective Patrick McFadden of the Putnam County Sheriff's Department told the Banner Graphic that an individual driving across the bridge at Van Bibber saw the two kayaks on the water with one overturned. The individual in the second kayak was yelling for help...
High speed chase ends in cornfield (07/08/09)
ROACHDALE -- A high-speed police chase that started in Montgomery County ended in northern Putnam County Tuesday afternoon. Twenty-year-old Richard Kyle Furmanski led several police agencies on a two county chase before crashing into a Crawfordsville police car in the middle of a cornfield approximately one mile north of Fincastle on US 231...
National Night Out set for Aug. 4 (07/08/09)
August 4 was officially declared National Night Out in Putnam County when county commissioners signed a proclamation for the event that will take place at Robe-Ann Park from 6 to 9 p.m. More than 40 agencies and organizations are participating in this year's program. ...
County Commissioners approve recycling bins for courthouse offices (07/08/09)
Putnam County Commissioners Gene Beck, Jim Baird and Kristina Warren approved a request by County Recorder Jeannette Summit to have recycling bins placed at the county annex for all the county offices to use. She presented a program from Paper Retriever Recycling that pays by the tonnage collected...
Pianist Edberg to perform tonight at Gobin (07/08/09)
Judith Edberg, Professor of Piano Emeritus at the University of Tampa, will perform a program of works by Johannes Brahms, Theodore Leschetizky, and Alexander Scriabin at 7:30 p.m. today in the sanctuary of Greencastle's Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church...
Generous Donors (07/08/09)
Putnam County Head Start full day and year program was in need of small chairs. Several parties came together to meet the need. Sherwood Christian Church donated chairs, Mike Summitt repaired the chairs and the Republican Women's Club by donated the material. From left, Marty Watts, Mike Summitt, Trentan Campbell, Dorothy Edwards and Sara Crow show off the new chairs with the children.
DePauw named 'Great College to Work For' (07/08/09)
DePauw University has been recognized as a "Great College to Work For" in the second annual survey by the Chronicle of Higher Education. More than 300 four- and two-year colleges signed up for this year's program; DePauw is one of about 150 institutions to be recognized for its workplace policies...
Putnam County Museum announces annual meeting and gala (07/08/09)
August 1 is the date of the Putnam County Museum's Annual Meeting and Gala, to be held at Depauw University's Union Building Ballroom. The public is welcome as the museum celebrates the achievements of its past year, announces plans for the new year and elects its new officers...
Chester "Chet" Adams Trout (07/08/09)
Chester "Chet" Adams Trout, 90, of Grand Ledge, Mich. died Thursday, July 2, 2009. He was born April 6, 1919 in Fillmore, Indiana to Mossie Manetta Brown and Luther Ernest Trout. On June 17, 1943 he was united in marriage to Mary Jane Klahn. He served in the Army during World War II in the 1550th service and command unit, medical section at Fort Knox station hospital as an optometrist from 1940 to 1945...
Bessie F. Wooldridge (07/08/09)
Bessie F. Wooldridge, 89, of Indianapolis died Monday, July 6, 2009 in Manor Care in Avon. Born May 15, 1920, she was the daughter of Harry and Grace Moon Taylor. She married Daulphus R. Wooldridge in 1968 and he preceded her in death in 1977. Mrs. Wooldridge was a homemaker...
Putnam Scanner for July 8, 2009 (07/08/09)
Putnam County Jail Several individuals were booked into the Putnam County Jail during the Fourth of July weekend. Kenneth Finchum, 30, Greencastle was booked at 10:12 p.m. Thursday for public intoxication and operating a vehicle while intoxicated...
Support of Fillmore Youth League is greatly appreciated (07/08/09)
To the Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to thank the following individuals and businesses for their support and involvement in the Fillmore Youth League this year. None of it would have been possible without the following sponsors, volunteer coaches and board members...
Library thanks particpants and sponsors of competition (07/08/09)
To the Editor: Putnam County Public Library would like to thank all of the participants and sponsors of our first ever Duct Tape Competition, which was held on Saturday, June 20 on the Square in Greencastle as part of Chief's First Year Celebration...

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